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Full Name: Bret Harte
Biography:
(1836-1902) Short story writer. Bret Harte was born in Albany, New York. He worked in California as a miner, school teacher, express messenger, printer, and journalist. His story, "The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches" (1870), was published in the "Overland Monthly" and brought him instant and wide fame. He was thereafter requested to contribute poems and articles to a number of publications. His stories of the American west were much in demand in the eastern United States. In 1871 he moved to New York. He lived at 487 Hudson Street, Greenwich Village, and later at 16 5th Avenue and 713 Broadway in Manhattan, New York. He later moved to Boston.
Author's Timeline:
1836 Albany County
Bret Harte was born Francis Brett Hart in Albany, New York, in 1836. 
1902 (Unknown) County
Bret Harte died in London, England in 1902. 
1870 (Unknown) County
The Luck Of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches
Collection of short stories published in the "Overland Monthly" and brought him instant and wide fame.  
1867 (Unknown) County
The Lost Galleon
Collection of poems. 
1875 (Unknown) County
Tales of the Argonauts
Collection of short stories. 
1871 New York County
Harte moved to New York in 1871. He lived at 487 Hudson Street, Greenwich Village, and later at 16 5th Avenue and 713 Broadway in Manhattan, New York.  
1869 (Unknown) County
The Outcasts Of Poker Flat
Short story. 
1902 (Unknown) County
Bret Harte is buried in Saint Peter's Churchyard, Frimley, Surrey, England. 
1870 (Unknown) County
The Heathen Chinee
Poem. 
1860 (Unknown) County
The Work on Red Mountain
Novelette. 
1863 (Unknown) County
M'Liss
Story. 
1865 (Unknown) County
Outcroppings
Collection of poetry. 
1871 (Unknown) County
East and West Poems
 
1873 (Unknown) County
Mrs. Skagg's Husbands
Collection of magazine writings. 

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